Electric blanket test and guide
If you are looking for cosy warmth and comfort on cold winter days, an electric blanket is the perfect solution for you. With an electric blanket you can warm up, snuggle up and forget the cold in no time. Whether you are using it in bed, on the sofa or in the study: An electric blanket offers you individual comfort and a cosy atmosphere. Enjoy the benefits of an electric blanket and find out which models we have on offer for you in our large electric blanket guide.
Electric blanket: comparison of features and performance
With an electric blanket, you have the option of setting the desired heat individually according to your needs. In addition, many models are equipped with a timer function that allows you to switch off the electric blanket automatically after a certain period of time. Thus, you can relax and fall asleep with peace of mind. In addition, some electric blankets also offer a special "rapid heating" feature that allows them to heat up to the desired temperature in just a few minutes. Discover our range of cosy electric blankets in different sizes and find the one that is just right for you.
Dr. Watson XL electric blanket
Electric heating blanket made of cuddly micro plush. The Dr. Watson is super soft, has 3 levels of warmth and comes in a variety of colours and patterns.
- Shut-off function after 3 hours
- Easy operation
- Super-soft material
Think heated blankets are only for the elderly? Absolutely not! Our electric blankets come to your home in different sizes, shapes, colours and patterns, and will convince you with their warm embrace in no time at all. Thanks to the easy operation, super-soft material and a safe switch-off function, they are the perfect winter companions.
- Safe and easy to use
- Soft and machine washable
- Available in many colours
- Requires mains outlet
Klarstein heating blanket
Dr. Watson XXL electric blanket
Heated blanket for two: This heated blanket is extra large at 180 x 200 cm and ensures cosy hours.
- Heated blanket with 3 heat levels
- Cosy coral fleece
- Removable controls
The Klarstein heated blankets come to your home in different colours. With the particularly cuddly fleece, they are also a real highlight as normal cuddly blankets. You can use the controls to set the blanket in 3 levels and let it warm you up. The cosy heating blankets are also machine washable.
- Extra large and cuddly
- Machine washable
- Automatic switch-off after 3 hours
- Requires mains outlet
Klarstein heating mat
Magic Carpet DLX heating mat
A heating mat for warm feet anywhere: The Magic Carpet. Whether in the office, in the caravan, in the workshop or anywhere else. You'll never have cold feet again.
- 4 heating levels
- Timer function
- Anti-slip coating
Heating mats are a real recommendation, especially in winter and for people who get cold feet easily. Especially when you are working at a desk, they ensure warm feet and thus better blood circulation overall. Our heating mats come in different sizes and are super easy to use thanks to the LCD display.
- Ensures warm feet
- Intuitive operation
- Simple design
- Not machine washable
- Requires mains outlet
Klarstein heated rug
Magic Carpet DX heating rug
Easy to use and always just as warm as you like: With a Klarstein heated rug, say goodbye to cold feet!
- Easy operation with coloured LEDs
- 40 x 60 cm size
- Short warm-up time
Heated rugs are practical and always help against cold feet. But heated rug is also suitable for drying shoes or as a warm place for pets to lie. A real all-rounder to create a cosy and warm environment for everyone. Do you also need a small heating rug in winter?
- Easy operation
- Cover washable
- With anti-slip coating
- Without display
- Requires mains outlet
Electric blankets in comparison
|Dr. Watson XL electric blanket||Dr. Watson XXL electric blanket||Magic Carpet DLX heating mat||Magic Carpet DX heating rug|
|Price / Performance||Good, 110.99 Euro||Very good, 89.99 Euro||Very good, 71.99 Euro||Very good, 71.99 Euro|
|Product dimensions||180 x 130 cm||200 x 180 cm||40 x 98 cm||40 x 60 cm|
|Weight||2 kg||2.6 kg||0.8 kg||0.6 kg|
|Power||120 watts||120 watts||100 watts||75 watts|
|Material||Micro plush||Coral fleece||Carpet surface with anti-slip underside|
|Type of electric blanket||Large electric blanket||Heating blanket for 2 people||Heating mat for the feet||Heating rug for the feet|
|Functions ||Automatic switch-off after 3 hours, 3 heat levels||Overheating protection, 3 heat levels, automatic switch-off after 3 hours||Timer, function, anti-slip coating||Timer, function, anti-slip coating, overheating protection|
|Special features||Analogue operation with digital display, washable in the wool program, 2 m power supply||Analogue operation with digital display, washable in the wool program, 2.35 m power supply||LCD display, washable by hand, 2 m power supply||Operation with coloured LEDs, washable at 30 °C on a gentle cycle, 2 m power supply|
|Colour selection||Grey, brown, red, beige, black||Anthracite pattern, brown pattern, green pattern, beige, beige pattern||Anthracite||Anthracite|
Buying the right electric blanket
When looking to buy an electric blanket, the first thing to check is the size to make sure that it fits your bed or sofa. Also, check the material quality and make sure it is a soft and comfortable fabric. Check whether the electric blanket has different heating levels so that you can adjust the heat according to your personal preferences. Finally, it is advisable to pay attention to safety features such as overheating protection and automatic shut-off in order to ensure safe use. If you tend to have cold feet or tension during office work, a heating mat or heating rug is recommended. Power consumption must also always be taken into account. This way, you can buy the perfect product for yourself!
Electric blanket FAQs
Yes, electric blankets can be considered safe and healthy when used properly. However, it is important to pay attention to safety features such as overheating protection and automatic shut-off and also important not to overuse the electric blanket.
Choosing between a heating pad and an electric blanket depends on your individual needs. A heating pad is usually smaller and focuses on a specific area of the body, such as the back or neck. It provides targeted heat and can be very effective for aches and pains. An electric blanket, on the other hand, is larger and covers a larger area, such as the entire bed or sofa. It provides uniform warmth and allows you to snuggle up completely. So if you are looking for a large area heat source, an electric blanket is a better choice. Ultimately, it comes down to your personal preferences and intended use.
Yes, it is possible to sleep with an electric blanket. Many people find it pleasant and relaxing. However, make sure that the electric blanket has safety features such as overheating protection and follow the manufacturer's instructions. It is advisable to turn off the electric blanket at bedtime or use a timer function to ensure safe use.
There is no exact time limit for how long you can lie on an electric blanket. However, it is recommended not to use them for an excessively long time. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and not leave the heating blanket unattended while on for long periods of time. Some electric blankets have an automatic shut-off feature that activates after a certain amount of time. It is advisable to take regular breaks and pay attention to your own comfort and well-being. If you have health concerns or are unsure, you should consult a doctor.
Electric blankets are safe when used properly. They have safety features like overheating protection and automatic shut-off. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions, to keep the electric blanket in good condition and not to overuse it. As with all electrical devices, you should always take care and discontinue use if anything goes wrong.
The power consumption of an electric blanket can vary depending on the model, heating level and length of use. As a rule, however, electric blankets consume between 50 and 200 watts. To determine the exact power consumption, you can take a look at the energy label or the manufacturer's information. However, keep in mind that the actual power consumption depends on various factors, such as the duration of use and the selected heating level. In order to save energy, it is advisable not to leave the electric blanket switched on for an unnecessarily long time and to switch it off in good time when it is no longer needed.
An electric blanket works by electrical resistance heating. Inside are heating elements that pass electric current and generate heat. This heat is then evenly distributed over the material of the electric blanket, providing a comfortable heat source to warm you up.
To wash an electric blanket, it is best to follow the manufacturer's instructions. With our Klarstein electric blankets, almost all products can be washed at 30 °C in the wool program. You can simply remove the control module from the blanket and then wash it without hesitation.